Deer On The Move

Deer is on the move – when driving to avoid hitting deer on area roadways at this time as it is deer mating season. As the nights get longer, your chances of hitting wildlife while you drive get greater. When that happens, it can be devastating. DMV.org gives us some sobering statistics: A collision with […]

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Raptor Season

Each fall, hundreds of thousands of birds of prey leave their breeding grounds across North America and fly to their wintering grounds, some as far away as southern South America! Various hawks, eagles, osprey and falcons all make this long journey south. As you might imagine, a bird must be in excellent physical shape to […]

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Burn Pile Awareness

Now that the burn ban has been lifted in Central Oregon, people are burning debris and bonfires. This is just a reminder to please, please check your debris piles before burning! A variety of wild animals finds these debris piles to be a good nesting/den area. After all, it provides a safe, secure home for creatures […]

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The Great Gray Owl

This Great Gray owl was transferred to us by the Sunriver Nature Center, after the bird was found on a roadside. It appears he was struck by a vehicle. Both of his eyes had evidence of trauma and he had hemorrhage in the back of his throat (likely coming from his lungs). He also had […]

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Order Paul Leighton Prints For Christmas

Get a Jumpstart on Holiday Shopping – Order Paul Leighton Prints For Christmas Now! Choose your high quality Paul Leighton print (11 x 17 in. – signed by the artist) from the selection below. Gift prints are sure to arrive before the holidays when you order early. Each print is personally signed by the artist. […]

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Thank You Raffle Sponsors & Volunteers!

Thanks to the many generous donations from the businesses below HDW Volunteers were able to raise almost $700 with this raffle! Thank you so much volunteers, sponsors and donors for all your efforts! IHOP Dutch Brothers Coffee Brother Jon’s Alehouse Jackson’s Corner The Little Hair Shop Bend Pet Express Tumalo Creek Kayak 10 Barrels Brewery […]

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Common Raven nestlings in bad shape

We admitted these two nestling ravens late one night, thanks to a transport volunteer, after a caller expressed finding them and wanting to know what to feed them. After some questioning, we realized both birds likely had sustained injuries and recommended they come in immediately. Both babies were suffering from multiple orthopedic fractures. Bones in […]

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Eagle loses foot to leg-hold trap

We received a call from Tumalo about a Bald eagle down on the ground this afternoon. The caller thought it’s wings appeared ok, however, it may have been limping, and was clearly having trouble getting off the ground. High Desert Wildlife’s veterinary team and intern from PCC’s Biology and Management of Zoo Animals headed out […]

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Porcupine from Klamath Falls

This poor Porc was most likely hit by a car and has been dragging himself along for quite some time. He was brought in to a wildlife rehab facility in Klamath Falls, and they transported him to us the following day. He has spinal trauma and is having difficulty in his back legs. We’ve been […]

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